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Lowe Motor Inn (Spencer Hotel)
Downtown's largest structure, this combination hotel-mercantile building, like the post office, was built when Point Pleasant's ambitions were high. It demonstrates a certain confusion regarding architectural allegiances. Rock-faced pilasters separate first-floor commercial bays along Main Street, while those flanking the hotel's corner entrance rise an extra half story
The brick-paved town wharf used to be at the west end of 4th Street near the hotel. Remnants still survive on the river side of the floodwall.
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